Marking the 155th Anniversary of Riga Technical University (RTU), an International Scientific Conference was held, the plenary session of which traditionally awarded the winners of the «RTU Scientist of the Year», «RTU Young Female Scientist of the Year» and «RTU Young Scientist of the Year» premiere.
For the first time, the annual award in valorisation for the commercialization of technologies and products created by RTU was presented to Professor Māris Turks of the Faculty of Materials Science and Applied Chemistry.
The management of the university, as every year in the anniversary week, laid flowers in the resting places of the former RP / RPI rectors in the cemeteries of Riga.
Marking the 155th Anniversary of RTU, on 30 June, for the first time in the history of Latvia and RTU, a joint graduation of all nine RTU faculties and a gathering of graduates took place in the arena «Rīga». 1345 graduates received the diploma, the event was attended by about 4600 guests.